Senior Researcher, Materials Sciencee and Engineering (Part-Time)

University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

Job posting number: #7068393

Posted: July 29, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Highlights
The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at The University of Arizona is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Senior Researcher. The selected candidate will assist Professor David Poirier with research to complete work in alloy solidification and how convection during solidification leads to a casting defect known as macro-segregation. Computer simulations are needed in transport phenomenon and directional simulation in alloys to complete space experiments. The part-time Senior Researcher is urgently needed to do the simulations now that the program has been extended.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities
Computer simulations updated and completed in transport phenomenon and solidification. Use of "in-house" computer code.
Complete directional simulation in alloys and investigations of various mold-materials.
Prepare reporting results to PI and grant sponsor.
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience is typically required.
Preferred Qualifications Master's Degree in Materials Science or similar field Applicants must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing Experience with alloy

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